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Course overview

Our course aims to provide postgraduate education and training opportunities for exercise, nutrition and health professionals/graduates, or help facilitate a career switch for others looking to work in this high-profi le field.

Start Date
September, 2017
  • Parkgate Road Campus, Chester
Duration
1 year

Why Study Exercise and Nutrition Science with us?

The aims of this postgraduate course are for you to develop:

  • a critical understanding of the concepts and controversies in exercise and nutrition science
  • a scientific and enquiring approach to the study of contemporary exercise and nutrition issues
  • research skills for the critical investigation of exercise and nutrition topics.

The course is highly flexible, allowing you to study full time or part time to suit your personal and work commitments. Flexibility is achieved through the delivery of modules over three-day blocks followed by eight weeks of campus – or home-based learning. This allows students nationally and internationally to attend the course. Our course is delivered by a team of experienced academics and also practitioners who work in high-profile areas.

Parkgate Road Campus, Chester

Parkgate Road Campus is where the University of Chester’s story began. Commonly referred to as our main campus, it’s home to a variety of academic departments, teaching and learning areas, subject specific facilities and modern purpose-built laboratories.

This is also where you’ll find many of the our central services, including our award-winning Student Support and Guidance team, Careers and Employability, University Chapel, and the Seaborne Library with its 24 hour open-access computer labs.

Outside of lectures you can make use of our extensive range of on-campus social and leisure facilities, including the fitness centre, 25 metre swimming pool and the Students’ Union (CSU), which houses a shop, Starbucks and popular student bar (CH1).

With Chester city centre only a short 10 minute walk away, and a range of facilities on-site, including a bookshop, Santander Bank, faith spaces, and modern catering outlets, you’re in the ideal location to access everything that Chester has to offer.

Life in Chester

From its beginnings as a Roman fortress 2,000 years ago, Chester has managed to retain its unique character whilst offering everything that you would expect from a modern city today, as it becomes "a must-see European destination".

The City of Chester is a vibrant mix of cafes, shops and ancient walls, rows and architectural and archaeological features. The City is home to all-year-round arts festivals, events, exhibitions and street entertainment, including the famous Chester Races, the Rowing Regatta and the internationally acclaimed Chester Zoo.

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Postgraduate Admissions

Clinical Sciences and Nutrition